|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Abound, like blades of grass which clothe the pregnant ground.|| 1|
| Black as the newly-pruned crow.|| 2|
| Breasts like clusters dropping balm.|| 3|
| Cheeks like Punic apples are.|| 4|
| Consume, like a devouring fire.|| 5|
| Daunt like a king that draws his troops to fight.|| 6|
|As scorching heat the mountain snow devours,|
As thirsty earth drinks up the falling showrs,
Evn so the graves insatiable jaws
Those rebels swallow who infringe His laws.
| Drive like chaff before the blustring wind.|| 8|
| Esteemed as a minstrel at a feast.|| 9|
| Firm as the poles, or earth, which never move.|| 10|
| Fly like eagles which pursue their prey.|| 11|
|Like shuttles through the loom, so swiftly glide|
My featherd hours.
| Lips, like roses dropping myrrh.|| 13|
| Mourn like a turtle-dove but late robbd of his mate.|| 14|
| Mute as if I tongueless were.|| 15|
like the touchd needle till it find the star.|| 16|
| Stand like statues cut in stone.|| 17|
| Worn like a cloth|
Gnawn into rags by the devouring moth.